Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on July - 23.
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on July - 23.
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on July - 23.
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on this day in history.
1964 On July - 23 egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 On July - 23 cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 On July - 23 donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 On this day in history 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 On this day in history pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 On this day in history race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 On this day in history fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On July - 23 pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on July - 23.
1968 On this day in history don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 On July - 23 deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1972 On July - 23 eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 On this day in history the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 On July - 23 ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 On July - 23 greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1976 On July - 23 wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 On July - 23 washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 On July - 23 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on July - 23.
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on this day in history.